Get ready, get set, GET HACKING!

StuyHacks IV is a 24-hour hackathon run by high school students and for high school students!

There are a variety of prizes including Amazon Echo Dots, Roku streaming players, drones and more!

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Prizes

Best Overall

This award will be given to the team whose project is the most effective display of technical complexity, originality and sheer awesomeness.
Prize: Medals, Amazon Echo Dots, Mini Drones

Second Overall

This award will be given to the team whose project is a strong display of technical complexity, originality and sheer awesomeness.
Prize: Medals, Raspberry Pis

Third Overall

This award will be given to the team whose project is a strong display of technical complexity, originality and sheer awesomeness.
Prize: Medals, Wireless Speakers

Best Mobile App

This award will be given to the team whose project is a creative, innovative and technically complex mobile application for either Android or iOS.
Prize: Roku

Best Beginner Hack

This award will be given to the team whose members are new to programming and have developed a creative and technically complex project.
Prize: 1 TB harddrive, $2000 Scholarship to Make School Summer Academy

Best Hardware Hack

This award will be given to the team that most effectively utilizes to hardware to develop a technically complex and innovative project. The hardware must be a major component of the project.
Prize: Arduino Kits

Most Innovative

This award will be given to the team that most effectively develops a truly original and technically complex project.
Prize: Drones

Best Game

This award will be given to the team that most effectively develops an innovative and technically complex game, for mobile and/or PC.
Prize: VR Headsets

CTF Winner

This award will be given to the team that completes all the problems of the CTF correctly in the fastest time.
Prize: Mouse & Keyboard Set

#HackHarassment

Use your tech skills for good and hack online harassment! Build a software solution that can help reduce the frequency and/or severity of online harassment.
Prize: Hack Harassment Battery Packs!

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

This award will be given to the team that hosts their project on a website from Domain.com with the coolest name.
Prize: Domain.com Swag Bag

Best .TECH Domain

Prize: Amazon gift cards
Sponsored by .tech domains
The winner of this prize must have their project hosted on a .tech domain.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Participants must be high school students or middle school student in teams of two to four participants. Projects must also be original, and have been worked on only during the duration of this hackathon (with the exception of publically available code, APIs, and things of the like).

Judges

Jayan Zaman

Jayan Zaman
Capgemini

Roman Shraga

Roman Shraga
Phosphorus

Samantha Whitmore

Samantha Whitmore
Kensho Technologies

Sonny Li

Sonny Li
NYU/Columbia University

Bobby Kuzma

Bobby Kuzma
Core Security

Jerry Chan

Jerry Chan
BNY Mellon

Ge Wu

Ge Wu
BlackRock

Infant Vasanth

Infant Vasanth
BlackRock

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity
  • Originality/Innovation
  • User Experience/Functionality